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Nuggets hold off short-handed Pistons 103-92


By NOAH TRISTER
Posted Feb 10 2016 11:42PM

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Will Barton lifted the Denver Nuggets with another impressive fourth quarter.

Barton scored 15 of his 20 points in the final period, and the Nuggets held off the depleted Detroit Pistons 103-92 on Wednesday night.

Denver enters the All-Star break having won four of six.

"Very happy that we were able to close it out," coach Michael Malone said. "The second half, I thought our defense was terrific."

Detroit was without three starters. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has been out with a core muscle strain, and the team announced before the game that Reggie Jackson and Ersan Ilyasova had been ill and would be sidelined as well.

"We just don't defend. We didn't get back and we didn't do our jobs," Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said. "It had nothing to do with guys being sick or out."

Denver led by eight early in the fourth, but the Pistons closed to 83-82 after consecutive 3-pointers by Anthony Tolliver. Randy Foye made a 3 to halt that run, and Denver was able to hold onto its lead the rest of the way.

Andre Drummond had 15 points and 17 rebounds for Detroit but shot 7 of 22 from the field.

In the last game before the All-Star break for both teams, Detroit retired Chauncey Billups' No. 1 at halftime. The Pistons led 53-52 at the half, but this was always going to be a bit of a struggle for them with so many key players out.

Marcus Morris led the Pistons with 19 points. Detroit has lost six of eight.

Barton came into the game ranked in the top 10 in the league in fourth-quarter scoring with an average of 6.2 points. He now has six quarters of at least 15 points this season - as many as LeBron James.

"We need him to score. Will has been a sparkplug for us all year," Malone said. "I put the ball in his hands. The first half, I didn't give him many touches, but he's had some really big scoring nights this season."

BENCH SCORING

Denver's reserves outscored Detroit's 46-25. Barton was a big part of that, and so was Jusuf Nurkic, who had 16 points and 11 rebounds.

"Will, he's been doing that kind of the whole season, but Jusuf, I think that was the biggest surprise," guard Emmanuel Mudiay said. "Him coming in and doing what he did, as far as a double-double."

STRETCHED THIN

The Pistons used only eight players, with Darrun Hilliard playing a season-high 26:37 and Steve Blake receiving extended minutes as well.

"We did some good stuff, but we slipped up on too many of the small things. That's what we have to worry about fixing after the break, but I know we're capable of doing it," Blake said. "Personally, I enjoyed playing, but I'm sure Coach would have liked more lineup options."

TIP-INS

Nuggets: Mudiay has scored in double figures in 13 of his last 17 games. He had 14 points Wednesday. ... Denver outscored Detroit in the paint 62-46 and held the Pistons to six second-chance points.

Pistons: Detroit (27-27) enters the All-Star break at or above .500 for the first time since the Pistons were 27-24 in 2009. That was also the year of their most recent playoff appearance. ... It was the second-most field goal attempts for Drummond in a game this season. He had 25 in a December win at Chicago that went four overtimes. ... Detroit has allowed at least 100 points in eight consecutive games.

UP NEXT

Nuggets: At Sacramento on Feb. 19.

Pistons: At Washington on Feb. 19.

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DEN
DET
     
    • 47.0%

    • 43.2%

    • 31.6%

    • 37.0%

    • 79.2%

    • 85.7%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
DEN DET
Total Rebounds 47 42
Offensive Rebounds 8 7
Turnovers 12 14
Fast Break Pts: 17 8
Biggest Lead: 13 10
Points in the Paint: 62 46
DEN DET
p Barton   20 Morris   19
rb Nurkic   11 Drummond   17
a Mudiay   6 2 players   6
s 4 players   2 Drummond   3
b 3 players   1 Drummond   5
 
  • 01/23 - DET 101 @ DEN 104
  • 02/10 - DEN 103 @ DET 92
Denver Nuggets (22-32)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
D. Gallinari F 38:49 3-14 1-5 8-9 +15 1 6 7 4 2 2 2 0 2 15
K. Faried F 18:23 6-9 0-0 0-1 -1 2 4 6 1 4 0 2 0 1 12
N. Jokic C 24:55 2-7 0-1 1-1 +5 0 6 6 2 0 1 1 0 2 5
G. Harris G 36:24 4-11 1-3 2-2 0 0 2 2 4 1 2 1 0 1 11
E. Mudiay G 33:59 6-12 1-3 1-3 +15 0 4 4 6 1 2 2 1 0 14
J. Nurkic   24:14 8-12 0-1 0-0 +2 3 8 11 2 3 1 3 1 1 16
J. Lauvergne   20:55 1-2 0-0 2-2 +6 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 4
W. Barton   21:38 7-12 1-3 5-6 +7 1 4 5 2 0 2 1 1 0 20
R. Foye   20:43 2-4 2-3 0-0 +6 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 6
D. Arthur DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Hickson DNP - Coach's Decision
M. Miller DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 39-83 6-19 19-24   8 39 47 25 13 10 12 3 8 103
  47.0% 31.6% 79.2%   team rebs: 8 total to: 12
Detroit Pistons (27-27)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
M. Morris F 34:48 8-15 1-2 2-2 -8 0 2 2 6 2 0 2 0 1 19
A. Tolliver F 35:16 2-7 2-6 0-0 -15 1 6 7 1 2 2 1 1 0 6
A. Drummond C 39:27 7-22 0-1 1-1 -8 5 12 17 2 3 3 1 5 1 15
S. Johnson G 36:48 5-16 0-4 1-1 -17 1 4 5 5 5 0 4 0 1 11
B. Jennings G 29:19 6-12 4-8 0-0 -11 0 3 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 16
D. Hilliard   26:37 3-6 1-2 2-3 +1 0 1 1 6 1 0 2 0 0 9
A. Baynes   19:04 5-7 0-1 0-0 +3 0 7 7 0 1 0 1 2 0 10
S. Blake   18:41 2-3 2-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 6
J. Anthony DNP - Coach's Decision
R. Bullock DND - BROKEN NOSE - SURGERY
K. Caldwell-Pope DND - CORE MUSCLE STRAIN
E. Ilyasova DND - ILLNESS
R. Jackson DND - ILLNESS
Total   240 38-88 10-27 6-7   7 35 42 21 19 5 14 8 3 92
  43.2% 37.0% 85.7%   team rebs: 3 total to: 14

inactive

  • Nuggets: Chandler, Nelson
  • Pistons: Dinwiddie, Meeks

technical fouls

  • Nuggets: --
  • Pistons: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 9
  • Times Tied: 10

arena stats

  • Arena: Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
  • Officials: #8 Marc Davis, #37 Eric Dalen, #40 Leon Wood
  • Attendance: 19971
  • Duration: 2:24
Denver Nuggets (22-32) Detroit Pistons (27-27)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Drummond vs Jokic (Jennings gains possession)
  11:39 Drummond Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:39 Team Rebound 
  11:35
[DET 2-0]
Johnson Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Morris (1 AST) 
Mudiay Jump Shot: Missed  11:12  
Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  11:12  
Faried Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  11:01  
  10:59 Tolliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:36 Drummond Hook Shot: Missed 
Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:35  
Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed  10:16  
  10:16 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:10 Johnson Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Mudiay (1 ST) 
Harris Jump Shot: Missed  10:02  
  10:02 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:46
[DET 4-0]
Morris Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Gallinari Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) (E Dalen)  09:32  
Gallinari Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  09:32  
  09:15
[DET 6-0]
Johnson Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Gallinari Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Faried (1 AST)  09:07
[DEN 2-6]
 
  08:54
[DET 9-2]
Morris 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Johnson (1 AST) 
Harris Jump Shot: Missed  08:38  
  08:38 Drummond Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:14 Drummond 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:13 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  08:10 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed 
Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:10  
Jokic Jump Shot: Missed  08:00  
Faried Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  08:00  
Faried Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:57
[DEN 4-9]
 
  07:39 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Mudiay (2 ST) 
Faried Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Harris (1 AST)  07:33
[DEN 6-9]
 
  07:12 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  07:12  
Mudiay Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Drummond (1 ST)  07:02  
Mudiay Foul: Personal (1 PF) (L Wood)  06:53  
  06:43 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:42  
Mudiay 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Harris (2 AST)  06:31
[DEN 9-9]
 
  06:09 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  06:08  
Faried Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Tolliver (1 ST)  05:54  
  05:46 Tolliver 3pt Shot: Missed 
Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:46  
Harris Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jokic (1 AST)  05:38
[DEN 11-9]
 
  05:33 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:33 Johnson Substitution replaced by Hilliard 
Faried Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  05:19  
  05:19
[DET 10-11]
Morris Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  05:19 Tolliver Substitution replaced by Baynes 
  05:19
[DET 11-11]
Morris Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Mudiay Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  05:02  
  05:00 Drummond Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:58 Hilliard Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Jokic (1 ST) 
Faried Jump Shot: Missed Block: Baynes (1 BLK)  04:47  
  04:46 Baynes Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:42
[DET 13-11]
Drummond Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Morris (2 AST) 
Jokic Layup Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (1 BLK)  04:24  
Team Rebound  04:24  
Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed  04:10  
  04:10 Drummond Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:57 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  03:56  
Faried Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (1 AST)  03:47
[DEN 13-13]
 
  03:31
[DET 15-13]
Jennings Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Drummond (1 AST) 
  03:16 Hilliard Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (E Dalen) 
Harris Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  03:16
[DEN 14-15]
 
Jokic Substitution replaced by Nurkic  03:16  
Faried Substitution replaced by Lauvergne  03:16  
Harris Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  03:16
[DEN 15-15]
 
  02:50 Baynes Hook Shot: Missed 
Lauvergne Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:48  
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (2 AST)  02:43
[DEN 18-15]
 
  02:24 Drummond Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:23 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  02:23 Drummond Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:22 Drummond Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  02:22 Drummond Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:21 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  02:21
[DET 17-18]
Drummond Tip Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:11  
Harris Substitution replaced by Barton  02:11  
  02:11 Morris Substitution replaced by Johnson 
  02:11 Drummond Substitution replaced by Blake 
  02:11 Jennings Substitution replaced by Tolliver 
  02:02 Baynes Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Mudiay Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:02  
Team Rebound  02:02  
Mudiay Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  02:02  
  02:01 Baynes Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  01:44
[DET 20-18]
Blake 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Hilliard (1 AST) 
Lauvergne Jump Shot: Missed Block: Baynes (2 BLK)  01:20  
  01:19 Baynes Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:11 Tolliver Jump Shot: Missed 
Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:10  
Mudiay 3pt Shot: Missed  01:00  
  01:00 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  00:41.9 Johnson Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Gallinari (1 ST) 
Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed  00:35.9  
  00:33.9 Tolliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:28.0
[DET 22-18]
Baynes Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Johnson (2 AST) 
  00:06.9 Johnson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (E Dalen) 
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  00:06.9
[DEN 19-22]
 
Mudiay Substitution replaced by Foye  00:06.9  
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  00:06.9
[DEN 20-22]
 
Foye Foul: Personal Take (1 PF) (M Davis)  00:05.5  
End of 1st Quarter
Denver Nuggets (22-32) Detroit Pistons (27-27)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Nurkic Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Lauvergne (1 AST)  11:41
[DEN 22-22]
 
  11:23
[DET 25-22]
Hilliard 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Nurkic (1 AST)  11:04
[DEN 25-25]
 
  10:46
[DET 27-25]
Baynes Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Hilliard (2 AST) 
Harris Driving Bank shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Foye (1 AST)  10:27
[DEN 27-27]
 
  10:18 Hilliard 3pt Shot: Missed 
Lauvergne Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:18  
Barton Reverse Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Nurkic (2 AST)  10:02
[DEN 29-27]
 
  10:00 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:47 Tolliver 3pt Shot: Missed 
Nurkic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:46  
Foye 3pt Shot: Missed  09:37  
  09:36 Tolliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  09:22 Tolliver 3pt Shot: Missed 
Nurkic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:22  
Barton Jump Shot: Missed  09:11  
  09:10 Tolliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  09:02 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed 
Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:01  
Nurkic Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  08:48  
  08:48 Tolliver Substitution replaced by Morris 
  08:48 Johnson Substitution replaced by Drummond 
  08:31
[DET 30-29]
Blake 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Morris (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  08:30  
Nurkic Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (M Davis)  08:23  
Nurkic Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  08:23  
  08:08
[DET 32-29]
Morris Pullup Jump shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Barton Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  07:57  
  07:50 Blake Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Barton (1 ST) 
Nurkic Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Barton (1 AST)  07:42
[DEN 31-32]
 
  07:26
[DET 34-31]
Drummond Driving Bank Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  07:16  
Lauvergne Substitution replaced by Jokic  07:16  
Barton Substitution replaced by Gallinari  07:16  
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Missed  07:05  
  07:04 Baynes Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  06:59
[DET 36-31]
Morris Dunk Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Hilliard (3 AST) 
Nurkic Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) (E Dalen)  06:54  
Nurkic Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  06:54  
  06:38 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Nurkic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:37  
Harris Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Drummond (2 ST)  06:28  
  06:07
[DET 38-31]
Baynes Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Morris (4 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:07  
  06:07 Hilliard Substitution replaced by Johnson 
  06:07 Baynes Substitution replaced by Jennings 
  06:07 Blake Substitution replaced by Tolliver 
Nurkic Substitution replaced by Mudiay  06:07  
Foye Substitution replaced by Faried  06:07  
Mudiay Jump Shot: Missed  05:55  
  05:54 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
  05:40 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:39  
Jokic Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (1 AST)  05:29
[DEN 33-38]
 
  05:13 Drummond Hook Shot: Missed 
Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:11  
Gallinari Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  05:03
[DEN 35-38]
 
  05:03 Tolliver Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (E Dalen) 
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 1 (10 PTS)  05:03
[DEN 36-38]
 
  04:52
[DET 40-36]
Johnson Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Faried Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (E Dalen)  04:52  
  04:52
[DET 41-36]
Johnson Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
Mudiay Layup Shot: Missed  04:39  
  04:38 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  04:30
[DET 43-36]
Morris Driving Bank shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Faried Layup Shot: Missed  04:11  
  04:10 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  04:00
[DET 45-36]
Drummond Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Morris (5 AST) 
Faried Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (L Wood)  04:00  
Faried Substitution replaced by Lauvergne  04:00  
  04:00
[DET 46-36]
Drummond Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS) 
Mudiay Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  03:40
[DEN 38-46]
 
  03:12
[DET 48-38]
Drummond Hook Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Jokic 3pt Shot: Missed  03:03  
  03:02 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  02:49 Drummond Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:47  
Lauvergne Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jokic (2 AST)  02:41
[DEN 40-48]
 
  02:22 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  02:22  
  02:22 Drummond Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (L Wood) 
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Missed  02:11  
Team Rebound  02:11  
  02:11 Morris Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (L Wood) 
Mudiay Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (2 AST)  02:03
[DEN 42-48]
 
  01:48 Tolliver Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Jokic Jump Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (2 BLK)  01:37  
Team Rebound  01:37  
Mudiay Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  01:25
[DEN 44-48]
 
  01:07
[DET 51-44]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Tolliver (1 AST) 
Mudiay Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  00:57.5
[DEN 46-51]
 
  00:57.5 Jennings Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (E Dalen) 
Mudiay Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS)  00:57.5
[DEN 47-51]
 
  00:44.9 Morris Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Gallinari (2 ST) 
  00:41.2 Johnson Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (2 FTA) (L Wood) 
Lauvergne Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  00:41.2
[DEN 48-51]
 
  00:41.2 Johnson Substitution replaced by Hilliard 
Lauvergne Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  00:41.2
[DEN 49-51]
 
  00:21.2
[DET 53-49]
Drummond Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Hilliard (4 AST) 
Jokic Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (3 AST)  00:05.0
[DEN 51-53]
 
  00:05.0 Drummond Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (E Dalen) 
  00:05.0 Drummond Substitution replaced by Baynes 
Jokic Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS)  00:05.0
[DEN 52-53]
 
Harris Foul: Personal Take (1 PF) (M Davis)  00:02.6  
  00:01.0 Baynes 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Denver Nuggets (22-32) Detroit Pistons (27-27)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Harris Jump Shot: Missed  11:35  
  11:34 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:7) 
  11:12
[DET 56-52]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Johnson (3 AST) 
Faried Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Harris (3 AST)  11:00
[DEN 54-56]
 
  11:00 Johnson Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (L Wood) 
Faried Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  11:00  
  10:59 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:8) 
  10:37 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  10:36  
Gallinari Foul: Offensive (2 PF) (M Davis)  10:31  
Gallinari Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  10:31  
  10:20 Johnson Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Harris (1 ST) 
Faried Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (4 AST)  10:14
[DEN 56-56]
 
  09:49 Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
  09:48 Tolliver Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  09:34 Jennings Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
  09:33 Team Rebound 
  09:27 Drummond Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Harris (2 ST) 
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Missed  09:21  
  09:21 Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:13 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Mudiay (1 BLK) 
Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:11  
Harris Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (5 AST)  09:10
[DEN 58-56]
 
  09:10 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:57
[DET 58-58]
Morris Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Jennings (1 AST) 
Jokic Jump Shot: Missed  08:39  
  08:38 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  08:32 Tolliver 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:31 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:8) 
  08:29 Drummond Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  08:29  
Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (3 BLK)  08:15  
  08:14 Tolliver Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  08:03 Morris Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (2 TO) 
Mudiay Reverse Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (3 AST)  07:39
[DEN 60-58]
 
  07:22 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:22  
Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (4 BLK)  07:10  
Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  07:10  
  07:10 Tolliver Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  07:10  
Team Rebound  07:10  
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  07:10
[DEN 61-58]
 
  06:49
[DET 60-61]
Johnson Floating Jump shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Jokic Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Tolliver (2 ST)  06:36  
  06:19
[DET 62-61]
Morris Driving Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Harris 3pt Shot: Missed  05:58  
  05:58 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:9) 
  05:48 Drummond Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed 
Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  05:46  
Harris Layup Shot: Missed  05:41  
  05:40 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  05:35 Drummond Layup Shot: Missed 
Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  05:33  
Faried Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Harris (4 AST)  05:21
[DEN 63-62]
 
  05:05 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  05:05  
Harris Jump Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (5 BLK)  04:46  
  04:45 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  04:32 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  04:32  
Faried Foul: Offensive Charge (4 PF) (L Wood)  04:28  
Faried Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  04:28  
  04:28 Johnson Substitution replaced by Hilliard 
  04:28 Tolliver Substitution replaced by Baynes 
Faried Substitution replaced by Lauvergne  04:28  
  04:07 Drummond Jump Shot: Missed 
Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  04:06  
Harris 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (4 AST)  03:59
[DEN 66-62]
 
  03:33
[DET 64-66]
Morris Pullup Jump shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Mudiay 3pt Shot: Missed  03:20  
Lauvergne Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:20  
  03:05 Drummond Substitution replaced by Tolliver 
Jokic Substitution replaced by Nurkic  03:05  
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Missed  02:58  
Nurkic Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:57  
Nurkic Hook Shot: Missed  02:50  
  02:48 Baynes Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  02:43
[DET 66-66]
Jennings Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:43  
Harris Substitution replaced by Barton  02:43  
Mudiay Substitution replaced by Foye  02:43  
Nurkic Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Lauvergne (2 AST)  02:25
[DEN 68-66]
 
  02:13 Baynes Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Nurkic (1 ST) 
Nurkic Layup Shot: Missed Block: Tolliver (1 BLK)  01:52  
Nurkic Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  01:52  
Nurkic Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  01:49
[DEN 70-66]
 
Nurkic Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  01:34  
  01:34
[DET 67-70]
Hilliard Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  01:34 Jennings Substitution replaced by Blake 
  01:34 Hilliard Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Lauvergne Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  01:34  
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS)  01:22
[DEN 73-67]
 
  01:01 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:00  
  00:55.7 Blake Foul: Personal (1 PF) (L Wood) 
Foye Jump Shot: Missed  00:36.9  
  00:36.7 Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Nurkic Violation:Defensive Goaltending (L Wood)  00:30.6  
  00:30.6
[DET 69-73]
Hilliard Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Morris (6 AST) 
  00:12.6 Blake Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  00:12.6
[DEN 74-69]
 
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  00:12.6
[DEN 75-69]
 
  00:00.2
[DET 71-75]
Baynes Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Hilliard (5 AST) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
  11:52 Hilliard Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Barton (2 ST) 
  11:49 Blake Foul: Personal (3 PF) (M Davis) 
Barton Running Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  11:40
[DEN 77-71]
 
  11:13 Blake 3pt Shot: Missed 
Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:12  
Nurkic Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Foye (2 AST)  11:00
[DEN 79-71]
 
  10:35 Hilliard Jump Shot: Missed 
Nurkic Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  10:35  
Barton 3pt Shot: Missed  10:14  
  10:13 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:10) 
  10:01
[DET 73-79]
Baynes Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Drummond (2 AST) 
Nurkic Hook Shot: Missed  09:37  
  09:36 Baynes Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  09:31 Johnson Layup Shot: Missed 
Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:30  
Harris 3pt Shot: Missed  09:24  
  09:24 Baynes Rebound (Off:0 Def:7) 
  09:14 Drummond Hook Shot: Missed 
Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:11  
Nurkic Hook Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Barton (2 AST)  08:57
[DEN 81-73]
 
  08:41
[DET 75-81]
Hilliard Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Foye Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (M Davis)  08:41  
  08:41  
  08:41 Baynes Substitution replaced by Tolliver 
  08:41
[DET 76-81]
Hilliard Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS) 
Barton Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  08:21
[DEN 83-76]
 
  08:03
[DET 79-83]
Tolliver 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Johnson (4 AST) 
Barton Jump Shot: Missed  07:42  
  07:42 Hilliard Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:34
[DET 82-83]
Tolliver 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Hilliard (6 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:33  
Lauvergne Substitution replaced by Gallinari  07:33  
Barton Jump Shot: Missed  07:08  
  07:07 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:11) 
  06:51 Drummond Hook Shot: Missed 
Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:49  
Harris Substitution replaced by Mudiay  06:42  
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS)  06:30
[DEN 86-82]
 
  06:06 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed 
Nurkic Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  06:05  
Barton 3pt Shot: Missed  05:46  
Nurkic Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  05:45  
Nurkic Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  05:43
[DEN 88-82]
 
  05:19
[DET 84-88]
Johnson Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed  04:51  
  04:51 Tolliver Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  04:33 Hilliard Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Nurkic Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  04:31  
Barton Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  04:27
[DEN 90-84]
 
  04:11 Johnson Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (4 TO) 
  04:11 Hilliard Substitution replaced by Morris 
Barton Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  03:52
[DEN 92-84]
 
  03:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:33 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed 
Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  03:32  
  03:19 Morris Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Barton Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:19  
Team Rebound  03:19  
  03:19 Tolliver Substitution replaced by Hilliard 
Barton Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS)  03:19
[DEN 93-84]
 
  03:03 Morris Jump Shot: Missed Block: Nurkic (1 BLK) 
Nurkic Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  03:02  
Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed  02:57  
Barton Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  02:57  
  02:57 Drummond Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) (L Wood) 
Barton Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS)  02:57
[DEN 94-84]
 
  02:57 Blake Substitution replaced by Jennings 
Barton Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS)  02:57
[DEN 95-84]
 
  02:40 Drummond Layup Shot: Missed Block: Barton (1 BLK) 
Nurkic Rebound (Off:3 Def:8)  02:40  
Barton Floating Jump shot: Made (18 PTS)  02:23
[DEN 97-84]
 
  02:23 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:08
[DET 87-97]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Johnson (5 AST) 
Nurkic Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (6 AST)  01:48
[DEN 99-87]
 
  01:38
[DET 90-99]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Mudiay Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Drummond (3 ST)  01:18  
  01:07 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  01:07  
  01:07 Jennings Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (M Davis) 
  01:06 Johnson Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Barton Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS)  01:06
[DEN 100-90]
 
  01:06 Hilliard Substitution replaced by Tolliver 
Barton Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS)  01:06
[DEN 101-90]
 
  00:55.1 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:54.8 Drummond Rebound (Off:5 Def:11) 
  00:50.9
[DET 92-101]
Drummond Tip Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
  00:40.4 Johnson Foul: Personal (5 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  00:40.4
[DEN 102-92]
 
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  00:40.4
[DEN 103-92]
 
  00:33.6 Jennings Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Nurkic 3pt Shot: Missed  00:13.9  
  00:12.8 Drummond Rebound (Off:5 Def:12) 
  00:04.9 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  00:04.5  
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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DEN
4th Northwest
33
49
3-7
18-23
15-26
DET
3rd Central
44
38
6-4
26-15
18-23
 
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DEN
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DET
2 players 17.8
2 players 9.5
2 players 9.3
2 players 1.5
2 players 1.8